Introduction

Unless you have been off on a digital-free holiday, you've heard a lot of chatter about HTML5. As a web professional, it is apparent that having an understanding of HTML5 is not only beneficial—it's essential. The future of the Web has radically changed course in the last few years from XHTML to HTML5, which means there are new concepts to learn but also outdated coding practices to unlearn.

At times HTML5 can seem enigmatic and ambiguous in what it encompasses, and threshing out a definition for HTML5 can lead you in many directions. This book will comprehensively cover the state of HTML5 and give you a solid foundation in the technologies it covers. Fundamental concepts are briefly covered before diving into specifics, with an ...

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